Space Policy Pod: Episode 16 (Marcia Smith, 9 December 2020

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    SpacePolicyPodCalloutGiven the current real-world challenges confronting all of us, AIAA has joined the MITRE Corporation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to produce this podcast series to examine events and ideas affecting the space sector. We hope the episodes serve as an enlightening discussion on the relevant topics of the day with insights from key policymakers in the field.
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  • Marcia SmithEpisode 16: Marcia Smith

    9 December 2020

    President, Space and Technology Policy Group, LLC
    Episode recorded 4 December 2020

Marcia Smith is President of Space and Technology Policy Group, LLC and founder and editor of the website A veteran space policy analyst, Ms. Smith spent 31 years as a science and technology policy expert specializing in space activities at the Congressional Research Service. After leaving CRS, she was Director of the Space Studies Board and of the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. 
Among her professional activities, Ms. Smith is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), and the North American editor of the quarterly journal Space Policy. A graduate of Syracuse University, Ms. Smith is the author or co-author of more than 220 reports and articles on space, nuclear energy, and telecommunications.